Skimmers advance to finals

By Andrea Camarena The Lindsay Skimmers made the long haul out to Coalinga on Saturday, July 16 to qualify for the league finals at the end of the year time trials. Several Skimmers succeeded in [...]

Woodlake man wins $3.6 mil at Eagle Mt.

By Reggie Ellis Pete Santellan, 82, of Woodlake has been going to Eagle Mt. Casino to try his luck about once a month for the last 30 years. Sometimes he wins but more often he loses, with the [...]

Woodlake officer saves boy from drowning

By Reggie Ellis Seven years ago Woodlake Police officer Joe Echavarria was unable to revive a 2-year-old child who had stopped breathing. The parents could not afford a crib so they put the baby [...]

DUI more costly than ever

By Reggie Ellis In another effort to deter drinking and driving, the Exeter City Council has authorized the police department to bill for blood alcohol level testing and an officer’s time [...]

John W. Eidson

Graveside services were held for John W. Eidson, 85, of Farmersville. He died on July 13 in Visalia. He was born June 1, 1920, in Golden City, Mo. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith [...]

Jeremy Daniel Rodriguez

Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. today at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Tulare for Jeremy Daniel Rodriguez, 33, of Tulare. He died on July 12 in Strathmore. He was a phlebotomist. [...]

Guillermo "Elmo" Suavengco

Services were held for Guillermo "Elmo" Suavengco, 83, of Exeter. He died on July 9 in Exeter. He was a musician. He was born Dec. 22, 1921, in the Philippines. Arrangements were under [...]

John Walker

Graveside services were held for John Walker, 52, of Exeter. He died on July 8 in Exeter. He worked in swimming pool construction as a finisher. He was born May 3, 1953, in Tulare. Arrangements [...]